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Oct 20, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Only six of the creatures left, having been hunted by poachers in central and east Africa for their horns.
Sep 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
South America usually gets all the fanfare for discoveries of large dinosaurs, but Africa had some enormous dinos too, as evidenced by a new find this week. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The insatiable demand for ivory is causing a dramatic decline in the number of African elephants.
Aug 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.
Jul 30, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ebola has been detected in at least 10 different types of animals and researchers suspect even more could become infected with the deadly virus.
Jul 30, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Experts warn that the weight gain is contributing to infertility, which could be detrimental to the survival of the species in zoos.
Jun 30, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
The newbie, now called Macroscelides micus, is the smallest member of the scientific order Macroscelidea and sports a narrow, trunk-like snout.
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